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Letter to Editor: Public to demand Clean Air, Clean Water, Clean Energy

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Dear Editor: My name is Johan and I’m part of the North Jersey Climate Coalition. We are a collection of organizations across Northern New Jersey bringing people together for the next climate strike. To demonstrate the growing awareness about the dire effects of climate change,...

Letter to the editor: Washington’s Birthday Not Presidents Day

Dear Editor: How many can remember when attending school two holidays; Washington and Lincoln’s birthdays? This changing of our first Presidents birthday to Presidents day is a form of tampering with past for private concerns; let me explain. The idea of a holiday is to...

Letter to the editor: Safety Concerns about Turf Fields

Dear Editor:  I recently submitted a letter to Parsippany Focus asking what due diligence the Board of Education had conducted with regard to the questions that have been raised about the potential health safety issues that may be associated with the Board's decision to replace the grass football fields...

Letter to the editor: Where does the money go?

Dear Editor: Monday, February 1, 2016, I received in the mail a flier “Where does the money go???? It appears the flier was prepared and paid for by the Parsippany-Troy Hills Education Association. Who funds the association I do not know at this time. The first...

Letter to the editor: Aurora payments need investigation

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Dear Editor: During the Tuesday, July 11 Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council meeting, an emergency appropriation was presented to the council to pay a $290,000 settlement to Morris Township. CFO, Ann Cucci, and BA, Ellen Sandman, described the appropriate manner an unexpected, large payment is made....

Letter to editor: Plastics; Over-Engineered Products of Convenience Out-of-Control

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Dear Editor: Parsippany Council needs to support by resolution the pending State legislation now being proposed in the Senate No.2776 and the Assembly as No.4330. An Act concerning plastic carryout bags, expanded polystyrene food service products, and plastic straws, and supplementing Title 13 of the...

Letter to the editor: An open letter to Mayor Soriano

March 14, 2019 The Honorable Michael Soriano Parsippany-Troy Hills Town Hall 1001 Parsippany Boulevard Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054 Dear Mayor Soriano, We are in receipt of your letter addressed to Councilwoman Gragnani dated March 12, 2019 regarding our recent comments on your budget. It's a shame we couldn't have...

Letter to the editor: Vote for the Conservative Republican team tomorrow

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Dear Parsippany Republicans, Tomorrow's Primary Election for Township Council is critical for several reasons.  Together with successful, local businesswoman Aida Visakay and community leader John Beehler, I am running for re-election on a platform of stabilizing property taxes, putting an end to the excessively high...

Letter to Editor: There he goes yet again

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Dear Editor: Barberio misleads the residents and will not stop at anything to win an election – even lie. In response to my resolution that would hold both the Mayor and Township attorney accountable to the taxpayers of Parsippany-Troy Hills, Mayor Barberio distorts the truth and...

Letter to the Editor: Cleaning up Parsippany

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Dear Editor: When Mayor Soriano ran in 2017, the theme of his campaign was “Cleaning up Parsippany.” This has been a continuing theme of his first term as mayor. Following this summer’s Town Council Ordinance banning single use plastic bags, he can check off another...

Letter to the editor: Kirkbride Building has now been so thoroughly degraded

Dear Editor: By now many of you have seen the Daily Record article (click here). I regret to inform you that the CenterMain section of the Kirkbride Building has now been so thoroughly degraded that any hope for its re-use has been lost, and there will be no...

Letter to the editor: Taxation With Representation $4.38 Average Homeowner 

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Dear Editor: If as was mentioned by both Mayor and Council President; that Parsippany Town Employees are second to none, then this must not be true in a wholesome sense. If there is dead weight then and jobs somehow need to be eliminated from the...

Letter to the editor: Thanks to Michael dePierro

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Dear Editor: Thanks to Michael dePierro. Concerning Sierra Club/Highlands Education, May 27, Parsippany Library. Councilman Michael dePierro; Glad to see you and delighted you were there at the presentation concerning the Pilgrim pipeline to voice your actions by Parsippany to oppose this unnecessary corporate proposal, to extend the...

Letter to the editor: Opinion: Assemblywoman DeCroce is a conservative

Dear Editor: The other day, in Parsippany Focus, I read a "Letter to the Editor" by a Mr. William Felegi which argued that Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce was not a conservative because Americans for Prosperity (AFP) had given her a "D" grade.  The writer seems to...

Letter to the editor: Vote for Mikie Sherrill

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Dear Editor: By way of political affiliation I am a registered Republican and have voted in every primary and general election over the past 35 years. Over the past two years I have watched as the Republican Party that once was known for being fiscally conservative...

Letter to the editor: The Fraud of the Captain Carifi Harddrive Case. Who is Aurora Security?

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Dear Editor: Proprietary: a business secretly owned by and run as a cover for an intelligence organization. Chief Information Security Officers, as well as Chief Executive Officers and Boards of Directors, now seek new and better ways to protect their vital business assets from internally- or...

Letter to the editor: Don’t let this administration continue to rob you

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Dear Editor: To my former neighbors and commercial property owners, the biggest scam perpetrated by Mayor Barbiero has been the transfer of monies from the sewer surplus ($7,000,000 to $8,000,000) to the Township General Operating Fund.  As you know for seven years I have expressed my...

Letter to the editor: Parsippany on Cablevision

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Dear Editor, I have recently read and researched on the release of a local community channel to be broadcasted on televisions of Cablevision subscribers. The channel will work to circulate information to the residents of Parsippany, including coverage of district events and announcements. To the credit...

Letter to editor: RD Realty uses food and alcohol to lure people into speaking in favor of its proposal

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Dear Editor: On September 24, RD Reality and its attorneys hosted a gathering at a restaurant in the Lake Hiawatha section of Parsippany. They offered free food and drinks to patrons and their invited guests as they touted their plan to build a strip mall...

Letter to the editor: Dr. Seitz: how could Parsippany be so lucky?

Dear Editor: In response to an article “Seitz Sighting” and the question of the return of the poster boy for greed? I can only say, how could Parsippany be so lucky? Dr. Seitz lead this district well for many years. So well in fact, we were...